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Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
unplugged...the shipping news. how is shell's massive floating vessel could effect entire the energy market. and, 7 years before the troubles with the obamacare roll-out there were the similar glitches with medicare perscription drug benefits. bill moller is up next wtih insights from former h-h-s secretary tommy thompson after the break. sunday is the 10th anniversary of the vote to pass the medicare prescription drug benefit. you know it as medicare part d. tommy thompson, the former governor of wisconsin also served as secretary of health and human services during the 2nd bush presidency. and you're the one who steered the law through congress. and boy does this sound familiar - 7 years ago when medicare part d it went into effect those who it was to benefit were confused, far fewer than expected at first signed up, there were a host of roll out gliches - then majority leader john boehner called it "horrendous" but today part d is seen as a resounding success. lessons here for obamacare? > >i don't know if you can really go that far bill. what i can tell you is that 10 years ag
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
on foreign oil. fracking is turning sand into a hot commodity. energy companies are using billions of pounds of sand a year to help in the process of fracking. the weight of the sand is used to help break apart rocks beneath the surface of oil and natural gas wells. stocks are getting in on the action. hi crush partners and u.s. silica holdings are two public companies benefitting from the sand demand. toy's r' us will pay nearly $180,000 following allegations of overcharging customers. prosecutors say the toy retailer has agreed to pay the fine to settle complaints brought on by customers in los angeles and san diego counties. investigations that spanned more than 2 years-- revealed pricing errors at the check out. toys r us will not have to admit doing anything wrong. the competition is getting fierce in the world of gaming. microsoft revealed its new xbox is a hot seller. it was was released on the heels of sony's playstation four, which has already sold over 2 million units. a representative for microsoft left out specifics, but did say demand is far exceeding supply. microsoft is up
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